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U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Federal authorities are warning visitors of delays and closures at Arizona ports of entry as border agents and military troops take on exercises to prepare for Central American migrants coming in a caravan.

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's chief of staff, Kirk Adams, said Monday that he is stepping down after helping the Republican governor negotiate his first term in office.

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An annual review of preventable child fatalities in Arizona says that firearm-related deaths in the state continued to rise last year.

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Arizona's Republican Gov. Doug Ducey was re-elected Tuesday to a second term, beating Democrat underdog and education professor David Garcia in a race that focused heavily on border security and education.

Arizona voters have rejected a massive expansion of the state's private school voucher program criticized as a move to drain money from public schools and give it to rich parents to fund their kids' private school tuition.

Arizona voters have rejected a measure requiring regulated utilities to obtain 50 percent of their electricity from renewable energy sources like solar or wind power by 2030.

Arizona State Parks Department

A former state archaeologist is accusing the agency that oversees Arizona's state parks of prioritizing development over protection of Native American sites and artifacts.

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Arizonans are being asked to decide a ballot initiative that would boost renewable energy use. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, Proposition 127 would mandate half the state’s electricity come from wind and solar by 2030. 


David Wallace/The Republic/file

A proposition on this year’s Arizona ballot is designed to expand the state’s school voucher system. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it would make more money available to parents for private or religious school tuition. 


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A man suspected of threatening to kidnap and kill a United States senator and his family had his first court appearance in Chicago.

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